Description: This is a newly-created position to
coordinate all official TSA Projects. The Project Chair has no authority over
individual Projects, but acts as a liaison between the projects and the TSA
Executive Committee. He or she tracks Memoranda of Understanding (MOAs) and
other written contracts between TSA Projects and outside agencies or
organizations, such as The Nature Conservancy or Texas Parks and Wildlife
Department; maintains contact with individual Project Leaders; gathers reports
from individual Projects to summarize into a report at each of the three annual
TSA Meetings; tracks Project data and reports to the Texas Speleological Survey
and any other partner agencies and organizations; facilitates advertising and
announcing of Projects; and reminds Project Leaders of their annual obligation
to submit articles to The TEXAS CAVER.
Requirements: Applicant will likely spend several
hours each week communicating with Project Leaders. Must have email and
telephone access. Must prepare summary report on all Project activities to be
presented at each TSA meeting. Should be able to hype TSA Projects in
appropriate caver forums in order to gain participation. Should also encourage
follow-up trip reports. Must have a passing familiarity with all the TSA
Projects, and also participate in them if possible.
Benefits: Knowing when and where all the cool caving
trips are happening. Experience and a TSA e-mail address to use for Project
correspondence. Getting your picture and contact information listed on the
Officers/Contacts page. Knowing that you are making TSA a better organization.
Helping to keep our partners, like Texas Parks and Wildlife, happy.
Description: Someone who will take care of the TSA
store items including books, patches, t-shirts and other items as they come
available. The responsibilities will include storing the inventory,
hauling it to conventions and other TSA events then selling items once there..
The position will involve handling money received from sales and turning it over
to the TSA Treasurer when the weekend is complete. Additional
responsibilities will include responding to and shipping orders from the online
store as they come in.
Requirements: The applicant must be honest,
responsible and egoless to hold this thankless position. The applicant
will be expected to pass on family events, trips to Mexico or other wonderful
places to have the store items on-site when a TSA Event is scheduled.
Benefits: experience and a TSA e-mail address to use for
store correspondence. Being able to say you did a good thing when the
convention is over. Get your picture and contact information listed on the